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ID #44739222
State Colorado
City Coloradosprings
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-10
Date 2022-08-09
Deadline 2022-10-08
Category Et cetera
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Enterprise Ground Systems Engineer

Colorado, Coloradosprings, 80901 Coloradosprings USA
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The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The Command, Control, and Communications (C3) Engineering & Operations Department (CEOD) staff provide operationally-focused engineering solutions for space enterprise C3 systems, missions, and processes in support of our IC, DoD, and civilian customers. We provide operational C2 expertise for future systems; deliver systems engineering support for missions and C2 system development; support ground system and architecture improvement efforts; lead system and software test planning and execution campaigns; provide software development expertise; influence future electronic warfare and space data transport (SDT) investments; and, provide technical and operational experience with fielded space systems and real missions. Do you want to have a positive impact on the present and future space enterprise? Join us as an Enterprise Ground Systems Engineer on the C3 Engineering and Operations Department team at The Aerospace Corporation!

This position will be onsite in Colorado Springs, CO with some possibility for remote work.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Providing engineering support to the Space Warfighting Analysis Center (SWAC) and helping them develop future architectures for data transport, C2, space domain awareness (SDA), and multi-domain missions
  • Leading or participating in working groups conducting analysis of technology and capabilities and providing analytically backed recommendations for future space capabilities
  • Influencing the force design of future ground and C2 architectures and development of ground and C2 systems for IC and DoD customers
  • Helping improve ground systems and architectures for the space enterprise
  • Analyzing ground mission data processing and C2 systems
  • Working across space mission and program boundaries to identify common program challenges and risks, provide enterprise recommendations, and lead issues to closure
  • Identifying needed expertise and build analytic teams from Aerospace Engineering and Technology Group (ETG) technical specialists to address customers' key technical hard questions and challenges through data driven analysis
  • Working closely and effectively with external partners in integrated product teams that include government, contractor, and FFRDC members
  • Communicating effectively with all levels of Corporate management through timely reporting of technical issues and recommendations

This position can be filled as either an Engineering Specialist or Senior Engineering Specialist, depending on experience.

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements for Grounds System Engineer - Engineering Specialist
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution in engineering, mathematics, or technical science
  • 8 or more years of experience in satellite operations, systems engineering, or developing, analyzing, or operating ground or C2 systems, satellite operations, ground
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programs/agencies: SBIRS, FORGE, NC3, MDA, and EGS
  • Ability to independently work and thrive in a fast-paced & dynamic environment and to work complex problems
  • Ability to work effectively with integrated Government, FFRDC, and SETA teams
  • Knowledge of military and commercial SATCOM missions, system designs, and operations
  • High level of creativity, initiative, and innovation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Active Secret security clearance; eligible for Top Secret SCI and SAP/SAR clearances
  • Willing to travel approximately 25%.

Minimum Requirements Senior Grounds System Engineer - Senior Engineering Specialist
  • All the above Requirements for Grounds System Engineer - Engineering Specialist
  • 12 or more years of experience in satellite operations, systems engineering, or developing, analyzing, or operating ground or C2 systems, satellite operations, ground

How You Can Stand Out

We would be impressed if you have any of these experiences:
  • Advanced [Masters, PhD] degree from a recognized institution in an applicable STEM concentration
  • Experience working in SDA or with space-focused sensing programs, the missile warning/missile tracking (MW/MT) mission area, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the NC3 mission area, and/or the SBIRS constellation and FORGE efforts
  • Experience operating in an Agile, DevSecOps, or other advanced software development environment
  • Experience working with projects that incorporated digital engineering or model-based systems engineering
  • Experience with US Space Force, SSC, and NRO customers
  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI access and/or SAP/SAR access

Grade-Based Pay Range

(Min - Mid - Max)$130,000 - $142,500 - $155,000

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at [email protected] . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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